03/2017: Visiting Scholar, Iceland Academy of the Arts
– Co-teach course, “John Cage and American Experimental Music,” with Associate Professor, Berglind María Tómasdóttir
– Present lecture on recent work: “Acoustic Debris and Threshold Phenomena”
– Lead performance workshops on the music of Christian Wolff
7/5-7/18/2016: Interviews for up-coming documentary project looking into the nature of absorption. With Michael Lewis, Norman Sheppard, and Bill Winfield.
4/30/2016: Alex Ross of The New Yorker hails wasteLAnd as “one of the country’s most far-sighted new-music series.“
1/15/2016: The Contemporary Tuba—a free, online catalog of traditional and extended techniques for tuba—is now live! Includes in-depth parametric analysis, audio demonstration, practice tips, and more. Special thanks to my co-researcher and co-author, Jonathan Piper.
10/16/2015: artist collective pARTout! premieres multimedia installation, Sonnenschatten Mondhöfe, at the Cubus Kunsthalle, Duisburg.
11/10/2015: Rachel Beetz performs Echoes of Cassandra, for solo flute, at the CPMC Experimental Theater, La Jolla.
10/25/2015: Rachel Beetz premieres Echoes of Cassandra, for solo flute, at Betalevel, Los Angeles.
9/12/2015: wasteLAnd featured in concert by the American Composers Forum – Los Angeles.
7/29/2015: Mark Swed of the LA Times proclaims wasteLAnd “musical pinoeers.”
5/16/2015: Michael Matsuno premieres Aphorisms and Rituals, for solo bassflute, at the CPMC Recital Hall, La Jolla.
3/1/2015: Mark Menzies performs Recomposition No. 4, for solo violin, at the Wild Beast, California Institute of the Arts.
2/27/2015: Mark Menzies performs Recomposition No. 4, for solo violin, at Art Share L.A. (review)
8/14/2014: Aaron Hynds performs Crapiccio, for solo tuba, at the International Summer Course for New Music, Darmstadt.
4/4/2014: wasteLAnd performs …on a par with grass & twigs…, for chamber sextet, at Art Share L.A. (review)